Category Archives: Everyday Life

The No Library Whining Zone: A Social Experiment

Call it refreshed perspective from the double-team of ACRL and a relaxing holiday in Florida, but I came back to find that library land seems to have gotten their knickers in a knot of late.  If it wasn’t the New … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones….

…But words can and will hurt. Remember when you first heard that little sing-song as a kid?  It’s actually “Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Never Hurt Me?” It’s wrong.  The Internet is the first proof … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

A Happy and Healthy New Year to all my readers, as well as a Happy Russian Orthodox Christmas and Three Kings Day (both of which are today) to those who celebrate. It’s been a while, I know.  Work was work, … Continue reading

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For When You Have a Bad (Professional) Day

Now that the song is forever stuck in your head… I had a bad day last week.  Not the “missed the train, spilled coffee on your white shirt” kind of bad day.  The “Crisis of Professional Confidence” bad day.  The … Continue reading

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28(ish) Days Later…

So yeah, that whole blogging twice a month thing? Didn’t happen in February. And it can be traced to one reason: I moved to Norwalk, CT. Now that I have surfaced from the sea of boxes, a few updates are … Continue reading

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2012 Goals

(First off, good job, WordPress, for not reminding me that the domain for this blog expired on December 31st.  Only discovered this now, two weeks after the fact. (Of course, if I was supposed to have something enabled to receive … Continue reading

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The Obligatory “Please Don’t Hate Me for Where I am Spending the Holidays” Post

In case you don’t follow me on Facebook or Twitter, here’s where I am spending the Thanksgiving holiday this year (click for full size): It’s a little bit bizarre wearing short sleeves whilst getting ready to baste a turkey*, but … Continue reading

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